FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2015
Rik Basu accompanied by Partho Chakrabarty on the keyboard
The famous singer Hariharan, lovingly calls him RIK, the ROCKER. Kumar Shanu and Alka Yagnik simply love him. A versatile singer, his renditions of Bengali and Hindi songs are for the books. Rik is a classically trained musician and a regular performer on Indian TV, Radio, and live concerts. He was the First Runner Up of the SAREGAMAPA Bangla 2014 season. He captivates the audience. Rik will be accompanied by Partho Chakrabarty, a gifted keyboard player.
This is Rik's debut USA tour and BAGA is privileged to host his maiden US concert. Click here for artist biography. Click here to listen to RIK on Youtube.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2015
Monomoy Bhattacharya & Dr. Rajeeb Chakraborty
MONOMOY BHATTACHARYA, one of the most talented and versatile Bengali singers of today joins internationally acclaimed musicologist and Sarod player DR. RAJEEB CHAKRABORTY to present one of a kind musical program. Both artists have deep-rooted understanding of several genres of music that is home to Bengal. Their journey will showcase a collage of different musical expressions- from Indian Classical Music to Rabindrasangeet, Nazrulgeeti and the rich repertoire of Bengali folk music. You do not want to miss a beat! Click here for atist biographies.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2015
Uttarang with Irina Ray, Rana Sarkar & Tapan Chaki
What happens when you put together a phenomenal keyboard player, a prolific Tabla player and a very talented singer? You get UTTORANG. For those who frequent Bengali TV Channels like Tara Muzic, Akash 8, U Bangla, ETV Bangla (Colors Bangla), the trio, IRINA RAY, RANA SARKAR and TAPAN CHAKI are familiar names and faces. Their music spans across multiple genres - from Bengali Folk to Adhunik, Nazrulgeeti to Bollywood. They are bound to bring a sense of nostalgia with their musical performance- a perfect way to end three days of celebrations! Click here for atist biographies. Click here to listen to the group.